Burdiehouse Drive incident: Man arrested and charged after shots fired at house with children inside

A man has been charged after shots were fired at a house while children were inside.

Thursday, 26th August 2021, 9:29 am
Updated Thursday, 26th August 2021, 11:36 am

The incident happened at 8.40pm on August 20 on Burdiehouse Drive, Edinburgh.

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A man, woman and two young children were in the property at the time but were not injured, though a window was damaged, Police Scotland said.

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The force said that a 23-year-old man has been arrested and charged in connection with the alleged discharge of a firearm.

He is due to appear at Edinburgh Sheriff Court on Friday.

A report will be submitted to the Procurator Fiscal.

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A man has been charged after shots were fired at a house while children were inside.

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